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Find your inner Ronda Rousey at Fit2Fight Studios in Troy, a gym exclusively for women
Thursday, November 12, 2015
There are no soft workouts at Fit2Fight, a Troy gym exclusively for women. Women walk out covered in sweat with bruises all over their shins from kicking the bags, and actually learn kickboxing and self-defense techniques. They punch. They kick. They lift. They kick ass.
Post-emergency management, Pontiac sowing seeds of revival
Thursday, November 05, 2015
As Pontiac closes one of the darkest chapters in its history, city leaders no longer hope for progress, they
Cellarmen's brings beards, bees, and booze to Hazel Park
Thursday, September 17, 2015
The Hazel Park
(get it???) is real, and for further proof check out Cellarmen's, a new meadery, cidery, and brewery brought to us by four majestically bearded B. Nektar alumni.
Inkster's Sound Explosion offers a lifetime of music
Thursday, September 10, 2015
John Frazier has spent most of his life collecting vinyl records. With the opening of The Sound Explosion in Inkster, he’s ready to share his collection with the world.
Forthcoming Mabel Gray signals new cool for Hazel Park
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Hazel Park is "under construction," says chef James Rigato. And, thanks in no small part to his forthcoming second restaurant Mabel Gray, it stands to become the next cool metro Detroit neighborhood.
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An Early Morning Visit to Detroit's Eastern Market
Cass Corridor Films
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Every weekday, Detroit's Eastern Market is buzzing with action while most of us are still sleeping. Cass Corridor Films got up early to follow Slow Jams, a producer of artisan jams, on a quest for locally grown herbs at the wholesale market.
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Craft beer, home cooking, and family come together at forthcoming HomeGrown Brewing Co. in Oxford
The brewpub will serve the Powers family's flagship beers and experiment with seasonal brews along with house-made, fresh food.
Baba's brings belly dancing, kibbeh to downtown Wyandotte
Children's boutique brings gear, garments, and guidance to downtown Plymouth
Wok Asian Bistro opens in downtown Northville
Royal Oak bar, O'Toole's, opening in Rochester
New dog bone business builds on downtown Plymouth's dog-friendly
The Robot Garage, an educational fun spot for kids, to open third location in Grosse Pointe Park
Tattoo lifestyle brand Ink Addict opens store in downtown Ferndale
Women's boutique opens in downtown Farmington
Birmingham builds reputation as home store destination
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Royal Oak tech firm Ambassador triples staff after raising $2.35 million
Ambassador landed a $2.35-million seed capital round last spring, moved to a bigger office in downtown Royal Oak, and has tripled its staff in less than a year.
PawnGuru brings pawnshop business model into 21st Century
Siren PR expands but doesn’t want to outgrow kitchen table
School for tween and teen entrepreneurs opens locations in Wixom, Troy
Gerry Weinberg & Associates consolidates growing staff into larger office
Triune Specialty Trailers grows through client diversity
Media Genesis grows thanks to focus on startups with high growth potential
Boutique PR firm, Identity, grows thanks to creative vision and streamline operations
JVS launches eCycle Opportunities to create low-barrier jobs
Entrepreneurial engineers score $5K in #hack4detroit
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Asian mega mart opens in Madison Heights
This week, an Asian foods superstore called 168 Asian Mart opened at 32393 John R (just north of 13 Mile).
Source: Detroit Free Press
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A call for unifying Michigan's "three economies"
Source: Michigan Radio
Ferndale thrift store advises how to "dress for success"
Source: Life On Mars
How do you build an innovative, entrepreneurial community?
Source: The Atlantic Cities
The Atlantic magazine is looking for a few good start-ups
Source: The Atlantic
Rochester company's expansion profiled in NY Times article
Source: The New York Times
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